National WIC Association

2018 Summer Quarterly Board Meeting

Jul. 31st - Aug. 3rd

Important Notices

Download the Travel Agenda & Travel Memo

Registration Closed

Meeting Info

NWA Board of Directors (BOD) meetings are held quarterly each year. These meetings are scehduled in May (Spring), July (Summer), October (Fall), and January (Winter). NWA is governed by a twenty-eight member Board of Directors comprised of State Agency WIC Directors, State Nutrition Coordinators, Local Agency WIC Directors, a representative from the Indian & Native American WIC State Agencies, and six officers from within the WIC community.

2018-2019 BOD Meeting Locations:
Spring 2018: Chicago, IL at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile Hotel, April 21, 2018 - Last BOD meeting for the 2017-2018 session.
Summer 2018: Long Beach, CA at the Westin Long Beach Hotel, July 31 - Aug. 3, 2018 - First BOD meeting for the 2018-2019 session.
Fall 2018: Santa Fe, NM at the Inn and Spa at Loretto Hotel, October 23 - 26, 2018
Winter 2019: Fort Lauderdale, FL at the Forth Lauderdale Marriott Hotel, January 29 - Feb. 1, 2019
Spring 2019: Baltimore, MD at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel (Dates to be Determined).

To assist you with your travel approvals, you may download the travel memo and tentative agenda.

This year's Board of Directors Summer Meeting will be held July 31 - August 3, 2018 at the:

The Westin Long Beach
333 Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90802
Res. #: 1-562-436-3000 (Ref. NWA Summer Board of Directors' Meeting when calling)

You may contact the hotel to make your room reservations effective today. All reservations must be confirmed by Friday, July 13, 2018 before 5:00 PM local time at the hotel on the cut-off date. Please reference NWA Summer Board of Directors' Meeting to get the negotiated room rate, which is the prevailing Federal Per Diem rate currently set at $173 per night, plus a nightly room tax of 15.195% single occupancy and is subject to change without notification. Also, you may make your room reservations on-line by visiting this website.

Access to the Hotel is available from the Long Beacg Airport (LGB) by shuttle or taxi services. For information about LGB, click on the following URL to access their web-site

A tentative travel memo and agenda can be found on this web-site to assist you with your travel approval. A final agenda will be provided prior to the meeting. 

Please do not hesitate to contact Pierre Francois at or by phone at 202-232-5492 ext. 271 with any questions you may have.